HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — There was no word Friday on whether a Pennsylvania senator running for governor would appear to be ousted before the congressional committee looking into the January 6 uprising, as requested in a subpoena last month.
Senator Doug Mastriano, a former Army officer seeking the Republican nomination for governor, did not respond to email requests for comment to his office, campaign and personal accounts. .
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A spokesman for the January 6 selection committee declined to comment.
Mastriano was asked by the committee on February 15 to hand over documents and information by March 1 about the effort to appoint a group of electors to replace former President Donald Trump and appear to have ousted. dismissed on Thursday.
Mastriano was in regular contact with Trump as the then president was seeking to reverse his defeat in the 2020 election and was outside the US Capitol on the afternoon of the January 6 attacks.
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He turned down repeated attempts by the Associated Press over the past year to interview him about what he did and saw that day.
Mastriano was a strong Trump supporter during the 2020 campaign and he helped spread baseless conspiracy theories about the election being stolen.
Mastriano organized bus trips to the US Capitol on January 6 and advertised himself ahead of time as a scheduled speaker on the Capitol steps that afternoon.
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